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The Fiddlers Elbow

Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $40
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Fiddlers Elbow, located in the centre of Carrickmacross town. The bar, restaurant and nightclub is owned by the Mc Eneaney Family and has undergone major refurbishment in the past few years. A family run business which prides itself on creating a warm, homely atmosphere with genuine hospitality and an assurance of our utmost attention to your personal requirements. The Fiddlers Elbow offer carvery Lunch from €10 12pm - 3pm Daily, and a Superbly priced Bistro Menu from 3pm to late!!2 course Midweek Special for only €19.95 and a 4 course Weekend Special Menu for only €27.50. The Fiddlers Elbow also offers exclusive function/conference suites to suit your needs.
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English first
Monaghan, Ireland
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We stopped here for something to eat on a Sunday. We were seated at a nice table by the window. I had the chicken curry which was really well presented and came with a lovely nan bread. It was honestly as nice as I've had in any Indian restaurant. My husband was also very pleased with his meal. We found... More

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Visited here as a party of eight celebrating a 50th wedding anniversary. We had booked in advance and called in at lunch time to check it out. The staff were very pleasant and extremely helpful. Our meal later that evening was fantastic. Portion sizes were enormous, so have a light lunch if you are going for dinner. Sarah our waitress... More

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Cavan, Cavan, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Had a stopover in Carrickmacross and went looking for place to eat. Fiddlers looked inviting from outside and is even better inside. The decor is wonderful the food is marvellous and the staff are fab. I was there at 8 p on a Friday evening and it was quiet. Mind you wouldn't mind being here on a night out! Def... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Good food in great surroundings. Recommend . The night club looks great although I am not planning to participate in the dancing

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Had a great fishing holiday in Ireland and decided to go back to Dublin via Carrickmacross to have some lunch and the Guinness. Had a look around the town and decided to go into The Fiddlers Elbow, from the outside a normal everyday place but once inside, amazing decor architecture and seating. Looking up from my table was a gallery... More

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Sligo, Ireland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

On a recent family holiday in the Monaghan area we happened upon The Fidlers Elbow on our 1st night.....what amazing food and service. The staff were very friendly and welcoming, in particular to our two wee girls. A varied menu with something to suit everyone. We phoned to make a reservation for another night and were asked if we would... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We visited for Sunday carvery two weeeks in a row. Two very different experiences. Food was lovely on both occasions. Chef seemed more stressed the second time. we visited at 12.30 and 2pm. Girl at till just stood there - didnt find her helpful or friendly either occasion. Didnt suggest getting a waitress to take water to the table. Lady... More

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Carrickmacross, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday dinner - I have always been a regular customer at the fiddlers but this time I found the service exceeded all past experiences and expectations. We were met by Karl the restaurant manager - he welcomed us and gave us an option of where we would prefer to sit. He brought us... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We visited The Fiddlers Elbow earlier this year. You couldn't get any better service, with an excellent menu and a warm welcome from all the staff inclu8ding Jacintha who was our waitress.

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Dundalk, Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Just had a fab meal here about 2 weeks ago. Although I a local, not eaten here for a few months. Went in for meal myself and hubs and was fab. Totally recommend. I need to visit more often.

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Additional Information about The Fiddlers Elbow

Address: Main Street, Carrickmacross, Ireland
Phone Number: 353429663863
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Ulster  >  County Monaghan  >  Carrickmacross
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 13 - 40
Cuisine: European

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